LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF FINANCIALLY-MOTIVATED OFFENSES
One of the most daunting situations one can face is when an investigation begins in your name. You may wonder how you will bounce back if convicted or even if you will lose your job. You may also worry whether or not your family will despise you or how you will come to be an active member of society again.
These concerns are all legitimate matters that those who have been accused of white collar crime raise in Southern California. However, it is important to thoroughly seek out answers to these concerns and questions. Fortunately, a Okabe & Haushalter Los Angeles criminal defense attorney may be able to provide you with extraordinary legal assistance in finding the answers to all of the questions you may have.
WHAT IS A WHITE COLLAR CRIME?
No one body of law exists that defines and governs all white collar crimes together. Although they all share a common aspect (nonviolent and financially motivated), all can be found in different sections of the United States Code. These crimes are even investigated by different agencies including the IRS and the U.S. Treasury. Listed are a few of the various white collar offenses and where they can be found in criminal codes:
Tax Evasion: “Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax” 26 U.S.C. Chapter 7201
Fraud and False Statements: 18 U.S.C. Chapter 47
Insider Trading: “Civil Penalties for Insider Trading” 15 U.S.C. § 78u-1
Extortion: “Extortion by Officers or Employees of the United States”and “Extortion and Threats” 18 U.S.C. Chapter 41 and § 872
Embezzlement: “Embezzlement and Theft” 18 U.S.C. Chapter 31 ”
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If you or someone you know faces an investigation related to white collar crime, the future is at stake. Your freedom and reputation relies on your ability to procure legal counsel hastily, from a firm known to be capable of litigating in an out of the courtroom. The legal team at our office has years of experience in the law and has been appointed Los Angeles Magazine Super Lawyers for six consecutive years, 2005-2010.
We have assisted dozens in the South Bay and Los Angeles communities to secure their futures. The criminal defense lawyers at Okabe & Haushalter are well-versed in all areas of the law, in particular those that pertain to white collar crimes. Our team is here to help so look no further than Okabe & Haushalter when seeking exceptional legal representation and council.